Valedictory Speeches And Bills

by Editor (Wednesday, July 30, 2014 — 10:37 AM)

A number of National MPs will give their farewell speeches this afternoon including Health Minister Tony Ryall.

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Local Govt Amendment Passes Into Law

by Editor (Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 10:05 PM)

Legislation amending councils’ ability to charge development levy fees passed into law this evening after the Government completed it Budget’s process for the year.

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Questions and Answers – July 29

by Editor (Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 5:21 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS TUESDAY, 29 JULY 2014 Ministers—Confidence 1. METIRIA TUREI (Co-Leader – Green) to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his Ministers? Rt Hon JOHN KEY (Prime Minister): Yes.

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First World War Marked

by Editor (Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 5:12 PM)

The House held a special debate this afternoon to mark New Zealand’s entrance into the First World War 100 years ago on August 4.

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PM Puts Questions to Ministers

by Desk Editor (Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 4:19 PM)

More questions for Gerry Brownlee about airport security breach. Conservation Minister Nick Smith questioned about water quality. John Key has a few questions of his own.

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Papers And Petitions

by Editor (Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 2:15 PM)

A number of petitions, papers and reports were tabled when Parliament resumed at 2pm.

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Questions For Oral Answer July 29

by Editor (Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 11:36 AM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. METIRIA TUREI to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in all his Ministers?

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MPs To Mark First World War

by Editor (Tuesday, July 29, 2014 — 10:35 AM)

As this Parliament enters into its last sitting week MPs will mark the beginning of the First World War.

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Follow-Up Report on Fracking Presented

by Desk Editor (Friday, July 25, 2014 — 1:41 PM)

Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment presents follow-up report on fracking. Transport & Industrial Relations Committee hears submissions on Health & Safety Reform Bill.

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MH17 & Gaza Motions + Privilege Debate

by Desk Editor (Friday, July 25, 2014 — 11:39 AM)

Maori Language Week marked. Motions on MH17 & Gaza. Questions on Housing. Parliamentary privilege debated. Gerry Brownlee & Claudette Hauiti left red-faced.

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Maori Party Founders Say Goodbye

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 6:25 PM)

Two major Maori MPs gave there farewell speeches to Parliament today outlining their history, experiences, triumphs and regrets.

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Questions and Answers – July 24

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 5:23 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Inflation—Government Measures to Address 1. Hon PHIL HEATLEY (National—Whangarei) to the Minister of Finance: What measures is the Government taking to help control inflation for New Zealand families?

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Brownlee’s Airport Antics Questioned

by Desk Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 4:46 PM)

Questions over OCR, Claudette Hauiti & Gerry Brownlee’s airport antics. Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Jan Wright delivers follow-up report on fracking.

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Budget Legislation To Be Completed Next Week

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 2:17 PM)

The programme for Parliament’s last week has been mapped out by Acting Leader of the House Chris Finlayson.

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Te Reo And Valedictories

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 1:05 PM)

After Question Time today, MPs are scheduled to debate the first reading of the Māori Language (Te Reo Māori) Bill.

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Two Treaty Settlements Pass

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 12:58 PM)

Two treaty settlement bills including one covering some of the worst breaches of the Treaty of Waitangi were passed into law today.

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Questions For Oral Answer July 24

by Editor (Thursday, July 24, 2014 — 12:11 PM)

QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS 1. Hon PHIL HEATLEY to the Minister of Finance: What measures is the Government taking to help control inflation for New Zealand families?

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